Party of Eight

This year I’ll be spending Thanksgiving by myself. I don’t have family nearby, and publishing doesn’t stop just because there’s a holiday; Friday I’ll be hip deep in getting January’s catalog out the door, long-distance travel to see family (only to have to turn around) simply doesn’t make sense. Don’t worry about me. I haveContinue reading “Party of Eight”

On Publishing Tweets in the Newspaper

Two days in a row this week — Thursday and Friday — I had Tweets published in b, the local free daily paper. Actual conversation from yesterday: ME: Guess what! Guess what! I had another Tweet published in b. That’s two days in a row! Two days! COWORKER: What? ME: Yesterday, they published my TweetContinue reading “On Publishing Tweets in the Newspaper”

On a Poe Quotation for the Day

“They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape the dreamers by night. In their gray visions they obtain glimpses of eternity, and thrill, in awaking, to find that they have been upon the verge of the great secret. In snatches they learn something of the wisdom which is of good, andContinue reading “On a Poe Quotation for the Day”

On Things I’ve Been Reading

Let’s talk comics and other assorted readings… Poe #1 BOOM! Studios Written by J. Barton Mitchell Art by Dean Kotz A few days ago at work a PDF landed in my e-mail inbox. It was from BOOM! Studios, an up-and-coming comics publisher, of a book they have coming out in July — Poe. A completeContinue reading “On Things I’ve Been Reading”

On Anniversary Years

Needing some mood music, I went to my CDs, and pulled one that I’d not listened to in a while — Danny Elfman’s score for the original Tim Burton Batman film. As I put it in the CD player and leaned back in my office chair, a sudden realization struck me. This summer, it willContinue reading “On Anniversary Years”